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Collection Level Description: Transcripts of Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope by Willard Connely

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 59, e. 10-13
Title: Transcripts of Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope by Willard Connely
Dates of Creation: 1930s
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and French

Administrative/Biographical History

Willard Connely (1888-1967), author and journalist. Details are given in Who Was Who. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773) was a statesman. He was ambassador to Holland, 1728-1732. Details for Philip Dormer Stanhope are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Transcripts, made by Willard Connely, of letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcripts were given to the Library in 1942.

Access Conditions

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Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are in the Royal Library, The Hague (MSS. Eng. lett. e. 10-13), and the Royal Archives, The Hague (MS. Eng. lett. c. 59).

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40856-60.

Access Points

Diplomatic and consular service, British

Connely | Willard | 1888-1967

Stanhope | Philip Dormer | 1694-1773 | 4th Earl of Chesterfield | statesman


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